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Princeton Observes Veteran’s Day

This was the scene at the All Wars Monument as Mayor Liz Lempert expressed Princeton’s gratitude to veterans as well as men and women still serving. “I’m thinking about all…

Mayor Unites Same-Sex Couples After N.J. Supreme Court Ruling

Last Friday started out with drizzling rain and overcast skies. But by five o’clock, the time set for Bob McQueen and Rob Martens marriage ceremony, the skies had cleared and…

County Prosecutor’s Office Makes Decisions Regarding Three Recent Princeton Incidents

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office issued three announcements last week regarding investigations of incidents that took place in Princeton. One announcement revealed that the man charged in the reckless driving…

Local Architects’ Work on Monument Complicated by Superstorm Sandy

The water was sloshing up to the top of the Liberty Island sea wall by 11 a.m. on October 28, 2012, the day the Statue of Liberty was being dedicated…

Democrats Prevail in Princeton Elections

Incumbents Patrick Simon and Jenny Crumiller were re-elected to Princeton Council in yesterday’s election, while Republican Fausta Rodriguez Wertz, a newcomer to local politics lost her bid for one of…

As P.O. Bidding Closes, New Locations Under Consideration

The deadline for offers to purchase the Palmer Square post office came and went last Friday, and “a number of interested parties” are being considered, according to a spokesman for…

Ravitch Leads Battle to Save Public Schools, Warns of Dangers of Privatization

On the eve of yesterday’s election, education expert Diane Ravitch spoke to a packed auditorium at Princeton High School’s Performing Arts Center on the attacks to public education by so-called…

They’re Off!

The Princeton Half Marathon began on Paul Robeson Place with runners covering a course that included the Einstein and Battlefield Breakthrough, Oppenheimer Atomic Hill, von Neumann’s Curve, the Other Side…

Bucks County Playhouse Exhibit at Michener Details 75 Years of Productions and Stars

The Grace Kelly exhibit that opened in Doylestown, Pa. this week isn’t the only attraction drawing crowds to the Michener Art Museum. In a cozier space connected to the lavish…

Don’t Panic This Time Around, It’s Only Raconteur Radio’s “War of the Worlds”

It’s been 75 years to the day since Orson Welles caused radio listeners to flee a Martian invasion. On October 30, 1938, he took Howard Koch’s adaptation of H.G. Wells’s…